Today, in two divide, private ceremonies, President Obama and Vice President Biden were formally sworn into office, smudge the start of the second term. The establishment mandates that the President obtain the oath on January 20. Since that date falls on a Sunday this year, the community investiture observance and celebrations will take place tomorrow, January 21.
President Obama took the oath; manage by Chief Justice John Roberts, in the Blue Room of the White House, using a bible that feel right to First Lady Michelle Obama’s fatherly grandparents.
Vice President Biden was affirmed in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor in front of family and friends in a ritual at the Naval Observatory. Vice President Biden took the promise using the Biden folk’s bible.
The President and Vice President also contribute in a garland laying observance at Arlington National graveyard this morning. Later today, they will attend an initial reception.
The president’s address will set the stage for the strategy objectives he seeks to achieve in his second term, counting speeding up the economic revival, passing comprehensive migration and gun control events and ending the war in Afghanistan. Aides said Obama would keep the particulars of those schedule items for his Feb. 12 State of the Union address.